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September 17, 2020 to September 18, 2020
10:00am to 12:30pm

What does it mean for white people to be effective allies to people of color in our work for racial equity and collective liberation? Whitney Parnell, executive director and co-founder of Service Never Sleeps (SNS), will lead an intensive, fast-...

August 27, 2020
10:00am to 11:00am

Events of 2020 have spurred an increased interest in policy engagement from funders, knowing that an equitable recovery from COVID-19 and systems transformation will require a real push for change. We know that many funders are also asking very similar questions:

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August 27, 2020
9:30am to 11:30am

Join Philanthropy Northwest for our quarterly Pierce County Funders Meeting. This convening is an opportunity for our members in the Pierce County service area to come together and share opportunities, activities and updates. 

In this Q3 Meeting, we will discuss philanthropy’s role in...

August 2020 |

In the fall of 1981, I was a freshman at Franklin High School in south Seattle. At the time, Seattle Public Schools adopted a mandatory busing program to racially integrate its schools. Students from the Seattle north end neighborhoods were the first cohort of predominately white students to...

Protesters in Seattle with Black Lives Matter signs
August 14, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am

Philanthropy has an important role to play in supporting community response to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. This week's topic will focus on broadband availability and access.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reliable, high-speed internet connection has become

Event Banner for COVID-19 Weekly Northwest Funders Call with virus icon and Philanthropy Northwest logo
August 2020 |

Bank of America has committed $25 million to launch a new giving initiative called ...

Man asking a question at a town hall meeting
August 11, 2020 to August 14, 2020
11:00am to 1:00pm

The annual Funders Institute from Funders Together to End Homelessness is going virtual in 2020! To continue practicing safe physical distancing, participants will convene virtually over the course of three days in August to learn, connect and act....